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Production: Obsolete
Hire stock: Yes
New stock: No
Used stock: Yes
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Sennheiser EK500 / SK500
Another Sennheiser classic lapel radio mic "cameraman" kit comprising SK500 bodypack transmitter, choice of ME2 (omni) or ME4 (cardioid) mic and EK500 portable receiver.
Can also be used with a line input and headset/earpiece for in-ear-monitoring (IEM) or talkback applications

HDX noise reduction system
Programmable frequency
Programmable sensitivity: (-30dB/-20dB/-10dB/0dB)
Programmable squelch: (0dB to 40dB in 5dB steps) 
Programmable name display

Specifications EK500 receiver:
Frequencies: 16 switchable
Switching bandwidth: 32Mhz
Nominal deviation: 24kHz
Peak deviation: < 48kHz
Frequency stability: < 15ppm
AF frequency response: 60 - 18kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio: >110dB (A)
THD: <0.9% @ 1kHz
Squelch threshold: 0-40dB
Outputs: balanced 3.5mm mini jack: 10dB
             headphone: 3.5mm mini jack: 2x>100mW at 32 Ohms
Level adjustment: controls both headphone and line out
Power supply: 1 x 9V alkaline battery (duration 4-6 hours)
Power consumption: 75mA
Dimensions: 110x65x22mm
Weight: 255g

SK500 transmitter/ME2:
Transducer: condenser omni
Sensitivity: 20mV/Pa
Sound pressure: 130dB SPL
RF output: typ. 30mW
Powered by 1 x 9V alkaline battery
Operating time >8hours
Dimensions: 110x65x22mm
Weight: 255g

Bulk batteries available on sale-or-return with radio mic hire

Price to rent       Full Sennheiser price list

Also available to hire with head worn microphone or a choice of lapel mics

Click here for UK radio mic frequency allocations

Sennheiser EK500 portable receiver "cameraman" kit Cameraman kit
Sennheiser EK500 portable IEM/talkback kit IEM / Talkback kit


  • Sixteen switchable preset memory locations (using any of the 1280 available frequencies) within UK range 838 - 870MHz
  • Bodypack transmitter with choice of microphone capsule
  • Battery status indicator LED
  • Headphone and balanced line output on receiver for monitoring quality and level of received signal

Although obsolete, we
have some original or replacement parts available for Sennheiser Evolution Series wireless kits:

  • Mains PSUs,
  • Receiver antennas,
  • Transmitter antennas
  • choice of microphones, clips, windshields
  • Locking connector plugs.

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